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NBC
Mar 14, 2011 4:30am PDT
>>> a second explosion at a nuclear plant in japan. new fierears of radiation leaks. new video of friday's tsunami as it takes down everything in its path. this as the death toll spikes dramatically. >>> good morning. i'm christy smith. after a b.a.r.t. train derailment yesterday in the east bay, we'll tell you what commuters can expect this morning. >>> a live look outside. it's monday, march 14th. this is "today in the east bay." >>> reporting what matters to you. this is "today in the east bay." >>> good morning, christina. >> good morning to you, scott. unfortunately, a back-to-work monday. we've got showers to start you out this morning in the east bay. right now they're not moving very fast. they're going to be very light in nature if you do see these showers over your house. in livermore and moving through tracy right now. this is evaporating before it moves over the surface. your roads nice and slick for your monday drive. here's mike and noah. >> good morning. we have light rain and light traffic so far. so your east bay commute moving all right. there are slick condit
NBC
Mar 13, 2011 5:00pm PDT
>>> right notice at 5:00, the exact number of dead in japan is still unknown, but the expected death toll rose sharply today. that as power plant crews continue to check people for radiation poisoning, and hundreds of thousands of people are spending a second night in evacuation shelters. we'll have the very latest from japan straight ahead, including an update from our very own george who was there tonight. >>> friends and family of a san jose english teacher missing in japan are struggling to try to re-establish contact with her. we'll have a live report on that coming up. >>> and bar crews are gearing up for a very long night of emergency work after a tank car train came off the tracks. we'll have the very latest and what it might mean for your morning commute. the news at 5:00 starts right now. >>> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. tonight we have an extended hour-long 5:00 newscast and we begin with the very latest developments in japan where it is 9:00 a.m. on monday. japan officials today acknowledged it is likely up to 10,000 people died in the earthquake and tsunami. that
FOX
Mar 14, 2011 4:30am PDT
developments from japan. while concern is growing at a nuclear power plant there. we check in live in tokyo. >>> plus steps japan is taking to stabilize their economy after the devastating earthquake and tsunami. it's all ahead on the ktvu morning news. >>> good morning, i'm claudine wong in for pam cook this morning. it's monday march 14th let's get a quick check of your weather with steve paulson. >> thank you. good morning. we have light rain drizzling and moving through. we're on the back edge of most of all this. occasionally light rain if you're taking off in the next hour or so. then later in the day we'll see partly sunny skies. i believe it, sal. >> yes, steve good morning. westbound highway 4 looks good. traffic is moving well up to the concord area. >>> we begin with important news with monday morning bart riders regarding the train derailment. allie rasmus joins us live with an update we received 30 minutes ago. >> reporter: bart service to san francisco from this concord bart station has been restored. it's certainly good news for a lot of commuters that depend on this ride to
NBC
Mar 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
up. >>> thank you very much, mike. the world is certainly watching japan this morning after word of a radiation leak at a nuclear power plant. japan's prime minister is telling people in the region to stay indoors. radiation has apparently spread from four reactors at the nuclear plant in fukushima. there is also a threat of further leaks of radioactive substances. evacuations are under way. the leak was discovered after a third explosion at the plant. there's now panic buying in cities like tokyo. can you see store shelves are wiped clean of canned goods, batteries and a lot of bottled waters. officials are afraid hoarding will hurt the delivery of aid to people who really need it. george kiriyama in the middle of it from tokyo and joins us where many people -- to say where a lot of people are going just to flee some of the nuclear fallout. good morning to you, george. >> reporter: good morning, to you, brent and laura. good evening from tokyo. right now as we speak many residents and tourists are leaving the city. there's a different feel in the toke yeo as you see in the video
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 12:00pm PDT
mallicoat. the shear magnitude of the catastrophe in japan is staggering. and the numbers are barely beginning to tell the story. the official death toll now stands at about 2800 from friday's earthquake and tsunami. 2,000 bodies washed up on shore today alone but one police chief estimates more than 10,000 have died in his province alone. meanwhile, there is more bad news from one of japan's damaged nuclear power plant, and randall pinkston reports, a third cooling system at the fukushima plant has failed. >> reporter: a second explosion at the crippled nuclear power plant in japan sent a huge column of smoke in the sky and all three reactors are in jeopardy of total meltdown. more than 120,000 people have been evacuated from a 12-mile area and many outside that zone are also leaving. >> we would like to be further away from the plant. >> reporter: in the hard-hit city here, government troops are picking through mountains of rubble searching for survivors. thousands are missing and feared dead. across the shattered northeast coast, millions are struggling for survival after friday's
FOX
Mar 13, 2011 7:00am PDT
>>> more devastation in japan this morning, as the death toll from that massive quake and tsunami rises. >> also, tens of thousands of people are forced out of their homes amid fears of a nuclear meltdown. >>> fundraising efforts are underway to help the people hurt by that devastating earthquake in japan. >>> and good morning, everyone. welcome to mornings on 2. it is sunday, march 13. >> we do have ktvu's crews here, and in tokyo. we're going to hear from them in a moment. >> first, let's check in with rosemary. >> sunrising at 7:24. still dark out there. in addition to clouds outside our door. that ahead of a storm. the sunrising at 7:24. the best news about that, the sun setting at 7:15. with cloudy conditions out there, we are warmer than we started yesterday. we're tracking the storm, and we'll talk about the wet active pattern, expected as we move through next week as well. all of that coming up in just a few moments. >>> this morning, there are near fears the death toll from the disaster could go over 10,000. this is new video that shows the severity of the disasters in th
CNN
Mar 13, 2011 5:00pm EDT
their lives. anna coren, cnn, japan. >>> next, what you can do to help displaced children in january. nationwide insurance. talk to me. should i bundle all my policies with nationwide insurance ? watch this. on one hand, you have your home insurance with one company. and on another hand, you have your auto with another. and on another hand, you have your life with another. huh... but when you bundle them all together with nationwide insurance... ... they all work together perfectly-- and you could save 25%. wow... it's all in the wrists. ♪ nationwide is on your side >>> dozens of countries are offering to help japan as it recovers from the big earthquake and tsunami. take a look at this map. the countries in gold have either already sent crews or supplies or announced as they will. even the poor afghan city of kandahar announced it is donating $50,000 to what it called its brothers and sisters of japan. >>> the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier uss "ronald reagan" is now in japan, already started delivering aid in the coastal regions as it spores the relief operation. >>> and one of
ABC
Mar 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
particles from japan have reached the bay area. they detected it on the student monitors here, i'll tell you if you should be worried coming up. >> live look at golden gate bridge this morning. we've had rain and showers move through. i'm tracking two strong storms that will move through our area in three days. flooding is possible, hail, thunder, maybe power outages. >> road are wet. we've seen a couple of spinouts. >> and libya with frozen airspace after united nations security council votes to put a no-fly zone over the country. >> got some rain out there. possibly slick roads. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. let's talk about that. mike, what is going on? >> we have showers. we talked about showers ahead of the main line. that is exactly what we're dealing with. some of those are stronger and oranges on the radar but seeing some of this tape earned a not be quite as strong. in fact, we had a couple lightning bolts, as it's moving through santa rosa and st. helena, same thing around san rafael heading over 37 around novato and then heading over 37 toward vallejo. then light rain aroun
ABC
Mar 13, 2011 11:00pm PDT
of storm systems moving in and it will be wet. >> thanks, leigh. >>> now to japan where a second explosioning roughed the -- rocked the nuclear plant about four hours ago. the hydrogen blast sent up a massive column of smoke in the air. japanese officials say radiation levels are still within legal limits. more than 180,000 people have been evacuated from that area in the past three days. abc's diana alvear is in japan. >> within seconds the scene changed dramatically. feciales reported another explosion at the nuclear facility. >> either over the next 24-48 hours they will get control of the reactors or they will get a meltdown at one or more of the reactors. >> minutes earlier, warnings of a possible second tsunami, a false alarm, but no less frightening. the impact of the explosion was not immediately clear, but the message of the survivors from the initial disaster was, sos, help. however, the mission to deliver that help has not been easy. one dramatic rescue was successful. elderly passengers pulled from their car where they have been trapped for 20 hours with no food or wa
FOX
Mar 16, 2011 6:00am PDT
nuclear power plant in japan. we have a live report from japan next. >>> pretty good rain yesterday afternoon evening especially in the north bay. are we about done with this system now? what we can expect in the next couple of days. >>> a majority university is telling its exchange students to get out of japan. it's all ahead on the ktvu morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us it's wednesday march 16th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check your weather and traffic. here is steve. >> thank you very much. about an inch to two inches plus in the north bay yesterday. what is left now is a lot of cloud cover. highs today will be cooler. we have upper 50s and low 60s. about another half hour we will have cloudy skies. expect cooler temperatures today and we will talk about the upcoming weekend. here is sal. >>> steve, on the roads it's a little bit wet. as you mixed the south -- as you mentioned the south bay is not getting much rain. it is pretty quiet there. on the sunol grade we have people that is slowing down. let's go back to the desk. >>> thank you. in
NBC
Mar 13, 2011 11:00pm PDT
>>> right now at 11:00, disaster in japan, and the ground is still shaking. >> this one i would have to say right now is one of the stronger ones. >> nbc bay area's george kiriyama is in japan as the damage becomes more evidence. the tragedy in japan knows no border. a bay area family is waiting for word on a loved one caught in the disaster zone. the news starts right now. good evening. i'm diane dwyer. it is now monday afternoon in japan. and the country faces another nuclear threat. just hours ago, a second explosion at a reactor rocked northeastern japan. here are some of the latest video we're getting into the newsroom from the fukushima plant. so far six people have been hurt, but it's not known how much if any radiation has been released. and the number of deaths continues to rise as well. right now at least 10,000 people have died. but that will no doubt grow in the days to come. our own nbcay b area's george kiriyama is about an hour north of tokyo near the airport. he begins our coverage tonight. hello, george. >> reporter: hello, diane. good afternoon from narita just
FOX
Mar 14, 2011 6:00am PDT
. >>> time now 6:01. how the bart crews work nonstop after a train derailed in concord. >>> japan's earthquake becomes even more terrifying with reports of a new explosion at a power plant. >>> things are getting back to normal for bart riders in the east bay. we'll have the latest from the station where a train derailed yesterday. >>> in santa cruz the tremendous task of pulling up more than a dozen folks from under water. >>> the situation in japan continues to grow tire with word of a possible third explosion at a nuclear power plant. it's all ahead on the ktvu morning news. >>> well good morning, to you welcome to monday march 14th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm claudine wong. let's start off with a quick look at your weather and traffic. >> good morning. we do have cloudage skies -- cloudy skies and rain. parts of the south bay and peninsula. highs will be in the mid to upper 60s. watch some of this rain starting to increase. if you are stepping out see that line forming from clayton to dan vail. here is an update on your traffic from sal. >>> the toll plaza we are getting a litt
CBS
Mar 17, 2011 4:30am PDT
>>> your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. >>> with things getting worse at japan's stricken nuclear power plant, the u.s. is arranging charter flights for americans who want to leave japan. i'm charlie d'agata in yoshita, japan, with the story coming up. >> the desperate search for loved ones during japan's worst crisis since world war ii. good morning, it is thursday, march 17, 2011, st. patrick's day. i'm sydnie kohara. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 4:30. a good day to be hoop fans. we have a lot of basketball here on cbs. >> weather-wise, we have a lot of rain don't we, lawrence. >> all this rain is going to make everything nice and green around the bay area. yeah, happy st. patrick's day, folks. if you are heading out, things are going to be mostly dry today. but we do have a chance of a few showers north of the golden gate bridge. behind that, though, we have a significant storm system. that one is on the way. looks like friday could be a very wet and wild day around the bay area. we'll have more on that coming up. right now, let's get a check o
FOX
Mar 14, 2011 5:00am PDT
in concord allie rasmus. >>> time now 5:02. turning to japan where there is growing concern of report there is may have been a third explosion at a nuclear power plant. japanese government says a nuclear reactor lost its cooling capacity and in just the last half hour officials say nuclear fuel rods in the plant for fully exposed. two explosions have already been reported in two other nuclear reactors in the plant. the u.s. navy has started moving ships and aircraft away from the coast of japan. the estimated death toll has topped 10,000 from the earthquake and tsunami in japan. that is after 1,000 more bodies washed ashore an long japan's northeast coastline. large areas are still surrounded by water. they are unreachable. survivors in the hardest hit area have been without running water or electricity since that 8.9 quake hit on friday. ktvu jana katsuyama is in tokyo for us this morning. think will bring us a live update that is coming up in the next hour. >>> safety concerns will keep the traffic away from boat harbors. docks are unstable in some parts. there is also concerns they
FOX
Mar 13, 2011 10:00pm PDT
news. >> japan faces mounting emergencies from friday's disasterrous quake and tsunami. the death toll there is soring and officials are responding to another explosion at a power plant. good evening. i'm heather holmes. >> i'm ken wayne. we will have the latest in a moment. first developing news in the east bay before bart crews working to restore service after a train derailment. the aftermath of the derailment that left two cars jack knifed near the concord station. right now workers trying to clear the tracks to restore train service but will they have the job done in time for tomorrow morning? deborah has been monitoring the situation all night and is live with the very latest. >> reporter: they are going to be out here working all night long. take a look. they have a huge crane and behind those bushes are the tracks and the cars that they need to get realigned. right now there is no service east of pleasant hill either direction and there may not be for monday's rush unless they beat the clock. a huge clean is here to pluck two 70-foot bart cars off the tracks and set them down
ABC
Mar 13, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >> speaking of food and water are in short supply for hundreds of thousands of earthquake survive glors japan, and temperatures are near freezing. rescuers are pulling bodies and some survivors from the mud-covered wreckage of homes and cars. over 1400 people are confirmed dead. one police heave says the toll could top 10,000. >> reporter: with images that speak for themselves, japan's prime minister spoke frankly inch the 65 years after the end of world war ii, this is the toughest, most difficult crisis for japan. sendai and surrounding areas resellle a war zone as troops race to pull the living from the ruins. this man was pulled nine miles out to sea, rescued while floating on his roof top. another man rescued said he refused to die. my thoughts were focused on my family. i decided to make every effort to survive. that anyone survived the tsunami seems a miracle. witnesses say massive walls pouring past barreer, into homes. this woman is pregnant. >> i don't know exactly what's going on. >> reporter: authorities have announced rolling blackouts. lines for water and gas are getting longer,
ABC
Mar 14, 2011 4:30am PDT
this morning. >> in japan engineers want to keep the reactors from melting down. the death toll will crime above 10,000 from the tsunami. >> a sonar sweep shift harbor. a dozen vessels still unaccounted for. >> a live look at downtown san francisco where it looks dry right now but we are still dealing with yesterday's rain that spilled into the morning forecast. talk about how long it will last and how long it will affect that commute. >> the good news if you are taking bart, full service into san francisco, everything back to normal this morning. a live shot of the bay bridge toll plaza. be careful out there. look out for possible ponding. >> thank you for starting your week with us. i'm kristen sze. >> i'm eric thomas. we begin with breaking news. firefighters are on the scene of a house fire on virginia and south first street. they started about an hour and a half ago. the family living inside managed to get out safely and firefighters managed to rescue a dog. they knocked it down but said likely the house is unlivable. they'll be looking for hot spots and trying to find a cause. >> we'
FOX
Mar 14, 2011 12:00pm PDT
>>> the death toll rises in japan amid the quake and tsunami devastation. today, worries are growing about the crisis at nuclear plants. >>> in just minutes, local leaders will be meeting to discuss the disaster situation in japan. we'll show you how you can help. >>> as the damage cleanup resumes today in santa cruz, we now have this video of the moment the surge of waves hit the harbor. that story and more on ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >>> good afternoon. topping our news, the u.s. is stepping up relief efforts to help japan recover from last week's massive earthquake and tsunami. the death toll also continues to rise and concern is growing over the threat of a possible nuclear plant meltdown. craig boswell begins our coverage with this report. >> reporter: just days after the devastating and deadly earthquake and tsunami in japan, help is arriving. two u.s. search and rescue teams are on the ground to assist operations from dozens of other countries. 75-member u.s. teams include at least 12 rescue dogs from los angeles. >> the united states will continue to offer any
FOX
Mar 14, 2011 7:00am PDT
>>> also, new nuclear concerns in japan that there is a direct connection to the u.s. navy. >>> it's been an anxious morning for some b.a.r.t. comcommuters -- commuters. >>> right now, hundreds of bay area community college students and their supporters are heading north to the state's capitol. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday, march 14th. >>> just hours ago, b.a.r.t. took -- took care of one problem. >> sal has more on the coverage. >> what happened? >> the system is running well. allie rasmus has more. >> reporter: well, right now, there are delays of trains coming in san francisco. at the concord station. that brought the strain line and traffic to a complete standstill. news chopper 2 was overhead when it happened. b.a.r.t. officials still don't know why that derailment happened. crews worked overnight to remove the derailed tank -- train. at 4:00 a.m. this morning, the work was complete and selves was restored. back out here live, there were delays. when we talked to commuters this morning, they are re
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 6:00pm PDT
of radiation in that area. same on perez tonight looks at whether it is possible the radiation from japan to make its way here to the bay area. simon? record record allen, experts say that is quite unlikely that it will get here to ocean beach and the rest of california. even if it did, experts say there is a system in place to detect it. >> the only thing i would be surprised is if we actually detected anything. i mean, i really don't think that's going to happen. >> reporter: katherine is a nuclear expert at oregon state university. she says the small amount of radioactive material released into the air in japan will drop into the pacific ocean before it reaches the coast. >> when you dissolve salt into water, what happens? while dilution is not the solution to pollution in this case, it is going to make it so you really can't measure it. are. >> reporter: for more than 25 years the california department of health has operated a system of sensors to detect radioactive material in the state's air, water and food. the sensors are placed along the coast from border to border. the state won
NBC
Mar 14, 2011 5:00am PDT
. >> thanks a lot, mike. we begin with the latest from japan. rescue workers are racing against time to find survivor. but the body count continues to rise with thousands more victims discovered. kristen dahlgren is in tokyo and she says there are now worries about another nuclear reactor. >> reporter: with heavy equipment and bare hands rescue workers continue the desperate search for survivors but virtually every piece of debris moved away reveals an increasingly grim scene. >> translator: my relatives and friends are missing after this tsunami destroyed the village. they were all washed away. >> reporter: in one area reports of some 2,000 bodies found. the unofficial count more than 10,000 still missing. for the survivors of the quake, surviving the aftermath is proving just as challenging. as temperatures dip below freezing, for many there is no food, no water, no electricity. not even gas to make it to safety. the sirens still sound as aftershocks and more tsunami warnings bring fresh panic. then another hydrogen explosion, this time in the number three reactor at the fukushima daiichi
KRON
Mar 14, 2011 7:00am PDT
>> darya: 70 a.m. top story the latest out of japan as the death toll climbs after the earthquake and tsunami that hit friday. >> mark: worries grow over possible melt down of japan's power plant. >> darya: the first full day of trading after the quake. japan's money takes a dive. >> mark: we are live in santa cruz, the latest in the cleanup after is in the harbor. kron 4 news at 7:00 a.m. start to melt. cal. >> darya: thanks for waking up march 11th, 2011. sorry it's march 14th. >> mark: across the pacific and the latest out of japan following the earthquake and tsunami. officials say 1000 bodies have washed up along the coast line as you see this anomaly that head. the death toll 2800, officials say it will likely to rise above the 10,000. millions of survivors are facing a third night without food, water, heating. a power plant to 150 mi. north of tokyo. fuel rods were temporarily exposed. in net unprecedented move they are channeling seawater into the reactor 11 workers were injured in the latest explosion >> darya: you have seen the water, we have video coming out of one of t
NBC
Mar 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
>> new this morning, the danger level upgraded at the nuclear plant in japan as crews try new ways to prevent a melt down. we will have the latest, coming up. >> the santa cruz harbor one week after the tsunami surge is in recovery mode this morning. another set back for this weekend's expected storm. i'm marla tellez. my report is coming up. >> good morning. i'm christie smith live in marin county. hold on tight to your steering wheel as you head out. that wet weather is here we will give you a first look. >> a live look outside, not a lot of traffic on the golden gate. it's friday, march 18th, 2011. >>> thanks so much for joining us. >> we begin with big rain. we have been talking about it on the way and it is here. christina has the latest. >> good morning to you. not just big rain this morning we have big wind and thunderstorms. smug don't usually see here in the morning because it's so cool. especially this time of year. we have a moist, cold air mass colliding with a warmer air mass and lightning strikes you have a strong temperature difference for us this morning powerful we
ABC
Mar 13, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. >> alan: now on to japan where the nation is facing humanitarian and nuclear emergencies. the estimated death toll climbed to 10,000. more video was made available today on the tsunami. >> alan: the newsroom with more. >> reporter: japan's prime minister said this is their worst crisis since world war ii. they have dedoubled the numbers of soldiers deployed to help out to 8,000. >> i don't know what's what's -- what's going on. >> crews are dumping seawater into two reactors in a last-ditch effort to avoid a meltdown. officials warped of -- warned of a second exploasmghts health department is having screenings. 22 people tested positive for radiation exposure. those exposed are asked to shower and place the clothes and shoes in plastic bag. the authorities say the exposure levels pose no long-term risk to health. one survivor said he was in water. >> i felt i was dying. i was pushed into the water. but my thoughts of my family, i decided to make every effort to survive. >> reporter: nearly all the houses and buildings in the area were swept away by the waves. in this town, local officia
CBS
Mar 13, 2011 11:00pm PDT
. the nuclear crisis in japan has just gotten worse. in the past few hours a second explosion has occurred inside one of the plants crippled by the tsunami and earthquake. six people were injured. the containment vessel is reportedly in tact. not known if any additional radiation has been released. some reports feeling the explosion some 25 miles away. linda yee has the latest on the nuclear crisis. >> reporter: another hydrogen explosion rocked the crippled fukushima nuclear power plant following yesterday's hydrogen plant blast in unit 1. it is broken into two sections. four faulty reactors at one and three faulty reactors out of six at the other. one exploded. experts feared pressure building up and now unit 3 has blown. more than 180,000 people have been evacuated from the area. up to 150 may have been exposed to radiation. officials are trying to reassure people saying the radiation is not life threatening. >> we were flightenned but the radiation turned out to be nothing to worry about. >> reporter: not everyone believes this and there are three-hour waits to check in for a flight to
FOX
Mar 15, 2011 6:00pm PDT
, the death toll continues to rise in japan. right now it stands at nearly 3800. officials say it could top 10,000. people have been evacuated and those within 20 miles are being told to remain indoors. >>> ktvu's jana is in tokyo where it is now 10:00 a.m. on wednesday morning. she joins us live now via skype with the latest on what's happening. >> reporter: julie and frank, woke up this morning, it's about 10:00 a.m. and the big headline is the radiation. a lot of concerns just four hours ago that there was a fire at the fukushima plant. a worker apparently was going by and saw smoke coming out of that. it looks like it's contained, but a lot of concern. we do have video of an area that has had quite a bit of problems and one thing we're hearing is that there's going to be a cold blast that will come over the country today, possibly bringing snow to that area. you can just imagine how much more difficult that will make relief efforts and not only for the earthquake evacwees, but now you mention coming from the fukushima radiation danger zone. one thing i have to point out, there are workers
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 5:00pm PDT
that devastated japan's coast. rescue crews continued to search through the wreckage. entire neighborhoods have been wiped out and in one town a ship was on top of a building. home owners trying to pick up the pieces aren't sure where to begin. >> i don't have money or anything. everything is broken. >> reporter: the united nations is helping to coordinate disaster relief. millions are without food and water and aid workers are having trouble getting through because of the damage. in oakland in a what,okinawa, marines helped people have to stand in line for help. in many towns with grocery stores the shelves are emptying out. in areas into your the nuclear power plants, authorities are checking radiation levels. many cities are without electricity because the reactors are offline, which means millions will have to spend another night in the cold. randall pinkston, cbs news, new york. >>> four days after that earthquake triggered the tsunami, some new video shows the moment it hit. amateur video shows this wall of water pushing into a narrow bay lifting these boats right over the seawall. the to
FOX
Mar 17, 2011 5:00am PDT
's go back to dave and pam. >>> all right. thank you, sal. in japan helicopters are still dumping sea water on the earthquake damaged nuclear plant trying to prevent a meltdown. the helicopter crews can only work about 40 minutes at a time for their own safety to limit radiation exposure. now the head of the u.s. nuclear regulatory commission says there's no more water in one of the spent fuel pools at the plant. increasing the chance of widespread nuclear fallout. however, japanese officials deny that that pool is dry. the u.s. government is now chartering airplanes to help evacuate u.s. citizens from japan because of the rising radiation levels. voluntary evacuation to family members of government employees. >>> time now 5:01. scientists here on the west coast are closely watching the movement of the radioactive plume coming from the crippled japanese nuclear reactors. it's expected to hit the illusion islands south of alaska some time today. that plume is then expected to reach southern california late tomorrow. the health experts are emphasizing radiation levels are plunging as th
NBC
Mar 14, 2011 6:00am PDT
>>> new this morning, a second explosion at a nuclear plant inp japan. we'll have the very latest developments coming up. >>> a little confusion this morning among b.a.r.t. riders in the east bay. not sure what to expect this morning after a train derailment yesterday. i'm christie smith. we'll have some answers about the morning commute coming up. >>> it's monday, march 14th, as we take a live look outside. rain in the forecast "today in the bay." >>> from nbc bay area, reporting what matters to you, this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning. thanks for joining us. straight up 6:00. i'm brent cannon. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. i miss the hour we missed this weekend. >> i know. can we please have it back? you know what? this evening if you're somebody who does like to get a lot done in the evening after work, you'll appreciate that additional hour. supposedly we do have statistics that prove that in the afternoon hours with the heavier commute in the evenings, it actually prevents traffic accidents with that extra hour in the evening. we always want everyone to stay safe. but
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 5:00am PDT
in the u.s. >>> and more than 10,000 people are feared dead from the earthquake and tsunami in japan. more than 1800 are confirmed dead. more than 1400 are still missing. large areas of the countryside are still surrounded by water and mud. >>> one local effect the damaged santa cruz harbor that will stay closed until next weekend. 18 boats sank and 100 others were damaged when the waves came in after the 8.9 quake in japan. so far two sunken vessels have been recovered and this morning crews are evaluating the damaged and prioritizing boat recovery efforts based on the risk of pollution. the coast guard is enforcing a safety zone meaning boats cannot travel through it. but owners do have access now to their vessels. >>> it is 5:04. let's check weather and traffic. first julie watts. >> good morning. scattered showers out the door this morning. fog along the coast. so be mindful of that and across some bridges. very light scattered showers lingering throughout the morning hours. a closer look. light rainfall from the west to the east. as we move to the second half of the day we'll start t
KRON
Mar 14, 2011 4:00am PDT
, japan's prime minister is calling it the worst crisis since world war two as rescue workers search for survivors from the earthquake and tsunami that hit japan. officials what red cross to the magnitude of the damage is not known, 2000 people >> reporter: justice said japan and other very dark, cold night. there follows what was an extremely difficult day for survivors, rescuers and the country as a whole. but days after the largest earthquake on record life is anything but normal. some headed back to work but were left stranded due to pirated, and downed trees. news from the disaster continues to be grim. reports of 2000 bodies discovered off the coast. >> 65 years after the end of war were to this is the tempest, most difficult crisis for japan. >> reporter: the destruction is a one- dimensional. insensate 80 mi. from the epicenter loads of homes of latin, reduce stress. lives, strewn about. on the ground, from the air surest and rescue teams look for survivors they find few miracles. washed away by the tsunami this woman house of to retreat, a floor mat for hours until hall ar
CW
Mar 13, 2011 10:00pm PDT
on a coastal neighborhood in japan. >>> another explosion tonight at a japanese nuclear power plant. seven people are missing. a half dozen reactors teaterring on the edge of meltdown. >>> and help from california arrived in japan. how search and rescue crews along with their dogs will help with the recovery. >>> good evening, i'm ann notarangelo a bart train derailing today. the frightening accident may also cripple tomorrow's commute. don knapp is in concord tonight. don. >> reporter: ann, the bart train jackknifed as described to us by bart earlier today. you can look up the embankment and see the 8th and 9th cars a of a 10-car train. they are continuing to work on this throughout the night. they have a plan in place. a very large crane gingerly lifting two of the cars that derailed outside the concord bart station and put them back on the tracks. crews on the scene all day getting them back in service. the track has been tied up since two cars derailed about 9:20 a.m. this morning as the training was pulling out of the station. >> just started shaking back and forth. moving around. an
ABC
Mar 14, 2011 5:00am PDT
and running. >> thousands of people are evacuated from neighborhoods around a nuclear power plant in japan after an explosion there. engineers are trying to stop nuclear meltdowns from the earthquake in tsunami. >> prompting santa clara county to launch a new notification system for cellphones. >> here's a live look at a foggy bay bridge this morning. we have lingering moisture that's going to create more fog during the morning and -- golden gate bridge, i'm sorry -- live doppler 7 hd to see where the rain is right now and where it's going. >> mike, also a fog advisory, that issued by the chp with bart back on time. >> frances, thank you very much. thank you for joining us on this monday morning. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. all waking up a little foggy this morning. you might be, too. it is 5:10, not 4:01. >> that's kristen sze. let's get to the news this morning. good news there for east bay bart riders. the concord station reopened an hour ago after crews worked through the night to clean up damage from a derailment yesterday. two thompson is live at concord bart. sue? >> good m
KRON
Mar 16, 2011 4:00am PDT
check on your commute coming up. >> will: the aftermath of the massive earthquake and tsunami in japan, we're told the 180 emergency workers there were evacuated from the new killer plant are getting ready to return to work. they ordered the workers to leave because of dangerous levels of radiation. they're desperately trying to prevent a meltdown following three explosions and fire. helicopters are preparing to: down there are concerns that may not work. radiation levels have gone down. radiation levels where about 300 times the normal level. it can be and healthy if your proposed tariff for a long time. all little radiation was detected in tokyo. nuclear scientists all over brooklyn close attention to its going on in japan that includes the uc- berkeley engineering department. >> reporter: funicular engineering department in addition to monitoring the new killer crisis in japan will also begin measuring radiation levels in the bay area. but there's still a trend the cool down japan's new killer reactors by this weekend with the great concern. >> will: people are trying to flee the c
FOX
Mar 17, 2011 6:00am PDT
>>> in japan helicopters are still dumping sea water on an earthquake damaged nuclear plant. the other efforts underway to prevent a meltdown. >>> a big chunk of highway 1 has collapsed and tumbled towards the pacific ocean. what crews are saying about how long it will be closed. >> reporter: the waves at mavericks have taken another life this morning. new details about the frantic efforts to pull the surfer from the water. >>> good morning to you. welcome to thursday. it's march 17th. it's st. patrick's day. i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. let's check in with steve paulson. how does the weather look today? >>> good morning, pamela, dave, clear skies. patch or two of fog, some clouds to the north but over us right now clear and cold. 30s showing up. something we haven't seen for a while. sunshine for a while and then partly cloudy skies. if you're northward there are a few showers starting to move through. we'll talk about that plus a big change in our weather for friday. now sal with an update on traffic. >>> steve, right now on west
ABC
Mar 14, 2011 6:00am PDT
francisco. frances just getting the latest. she'll have clarification on that. in japan this morning, an official at a troubled nuclear reactor has been fully exposed raising new risks of a meltdown. 11 workers were injured there. the other two reactors at the plant are already facing a meltdown and authorities are racing to cool them with seawater. hours after the blast the u.s. 7th fleet said it was moving its ship and aircraft away from the area after discovering low-level radioactive contamination. there are 2800 people confirmed dead after another 1,000 bodies washed up along the coastline. the final death toll could top 10,000. rescue crews are continuing to look for survivors. here's greg black with the latest. >> plumes of thick white smoke over the nuclear power plant monday. the blast is the second at that facility since saturday. radiation levels outside the plants remain elevated. the japanese government says the radiation released in the blast does not pose immediate safety or health risks. >> people there aren't so sure. >> just want to know what's going on. i'm scared.
CBS
Mar 15, 2011 4:30am PDT
the fear. the nuclear crisis in japan, the radiation threat and the newest explosion. >>> and yes, california does have nuclear power plants. how prepared are we if disaster strikes here? good morning, everyone. it is tuesday, the 15th of march. the ides of march. i'm sydnie kohara. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. good to have you back after a nice break. >> tough to get this up morning but i'm here. >> back in time for the rain, i guess, right, julie watts? >> exactly. i was hoping syd would bring with her some sunshine. >> i had a lot of sunshine where i was but we need the rain. >> we are going to get some today especially in the north bay. hi-def doppler, starting off with showers already this morning. beginning in the north bay for the morning commute and gradually tapering to showers as it spreads south throughout the day. i'll time it out coming up. let you know how much you will see in your neck of the woods in just a bit. but first let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> we are back in the traffic department. we're monitoring roadwork. we have a little bit of roadw
KRON
Mar 12, 2011 7:00am PST
video of desndai japan, and out of- sendai, 25 0 mi. from japan. tokyo. this is the largest and the history. aftershocks, with 125, today, 6.5. between 200-300 were found along this coast. this town is over 1 million and inundated with the tsunami. still, 24 hours after the quake, rushed out roads, or prohibiting access to the area. incredible video of one town near this powerful tsunami. residents of forced and their homes, destroyed. cars, boats overcome by this strong ocean. over 200,000 people are living in temporary structures. since the earthquake, 1 million households to not have water. most in the northwest. 4 million buildings are without power in japan. the best for the chicken help victims is to dona. that you can-- help. the best with you can donate send ontest 90999 as a $10 donation text 90999. >> isabel: cleanup efforts in santa cruz. the search hitting the santa cruz harbor yesterday morning. at the - sug this remain in effect, along the coast, and advice to stay away from harbour, coastline. reggie kumar says that this news conference is scheduled this morni
KRON
Mar 16, 2011 7:00am PDT
are anxious to get out of japan amid fears of radiation exposure from those damage plant spirit >> mark: bay area what they are saying about radiation making it to our shores. >> james: we are watching the weather storm trucker for showing you light shower activity primarily in the south bay. a closer look at that and one to expect the next big storm. >> erica: alive look 101 those taillights toward santa clara traffic is moving well here but i have a fresh hot spot to tell you about straight ahead. >> darya: good morning and thank you for watching the kron 4 morning news at 7:00 a.m.. >> mark: the latest developments coming out of japan. new video of the reactors after a series of explosions and fires. the team that has been looking on the reactor continuing their work this morning. we are showing you the latest this morning. more smoke rising from the plant this morning. they had no choice to pull back when radiation levels were too high. one of the containment buildings is leaking radiation material into the air. the plant sustained at least two fires in four explosions. they are pumping
FOX
Mar 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
>>> we've learned a diplomat is confirming radio active fallout from japan has reached southern california. but we have the reason why bay area residents should not be concerned. >>> there's still disturbing overnight news from japan. the big change in the nuclear threat level. >>> also, why this is a nerve- racking morning for thousands of bay area parents. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's friday, march 18th. >>> rain falling in parts of the bay area, windy out there and the big storm is on the way, right, steve? >> that's correct. we've had pockets of moderate rain and then we'll get areas where it's cloudy and the rain lets out. it's already moving in towards mendocino county and for the bay, it's beginning to show itself across the coast. there's area where the rain has picked up, especially towards napa and down towards rodeo and cordelia. south bay had a little bit of rain. looks like it's let up. on the peninsula, there's one band that went through. there's still plenty to come. this front will give us mo
CNN
Mar 13, 2011 4:00pm EDT
, people in your community to overcome this crisis so that japan can be a better place. we can build together. this is the message aid like to emphasize to the japanese people. >> a 60-year-old man, tsunami victim, survived two days at sea and today, a ship actually rescued him. the crew spotted him clinging to part of a roof and waving a homemade red flag. his wife was swept away in the tsunami. >>> and in other top stories, witnesses say security forces fired guns and tear gas at protesters in yemen's capital. they were gathered outside sena university. at least ten people were wounded. 100 others sickened by the tear gas. protesters are angry over high unemployment and what they see as government corruption and a lack of political freedom. >>> in bahrain, more violent anti-government protests. police fired tear gas at one of several demonstrations in the kingdom's capital. in another protest, several people were hurt at bahrain university when supporters of the royal family faced off with student protesters. bahrain's government denies that any unjustified force was used against t
NBC
Mar 14, 2011 7:00am PDT
>>> good morning. disaster in japan. another 1,000 bodies washed up along japan's earthquake and tsunami-ravaged coast, as the nuclear crisis deepens, with a new explosion at an already damaged power plant. ann curry reports live from the region still reeling from the massive disaster today, monday, region still reeling from the massive disaster today, monday, march 14, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> the images continue to haunt us all. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm meredith vieira. japan's prime minister calling this the gravest crisis in his country since world war ii. >> the death toll is now estimated at 10,000. that's expected to climb. so far, about 2,800 people are confirmed dead including those 1,000 bodies discovered overnight. meanwhile, 11 workers have been injured during a second hydrogen explosion today at the fukushima nuclear plant and the u.s. military shifted some of the fleet further away from shore after military personnel were exposed to low level radiation. the state department is warning americans
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 7:00am PDT
in japan. another explosion overnight rocks a crippled nuclear power plant as concerns grow over a possible meltdown. along the shattered coastline a thousand bodies are found as the death toll soars. japan's prime minister calling this their worst crisis since world war ii. millions face the day with no power, no water, no food. we have more on the survivors and the humanitarian effort "early" this monday morning, march 14, 2011. thanks for joining us on this monday morning. you can see, these are some of the images which have been coming in and frankly they speak for themselves. unimaginable. >> the devastation we saw friday morning and now in the days after this disaster in japan we continue to get more images, more video of exactly the impact that this is having on this nation and the people. damage estimates in the tens of billions of dollars, but you can't put a dollar figure on the loss of life and death toll estimates continue to increase hour by hour. >> they do. you know how well prepared japan was. the sheer magnitude of this catastrophe is staggering. the numbers barely begin to
ABC
Mar 12, 2011 8:00am PST
. it is 8:00 this saturday morning. i'm janelle wang. here is the very latest from japan, in the wake of thursday's 8.9 earthquake and following tsunami. an explosion rocked a nuclear power plant after authorities warned of a possible reactor core melt down. it tore down one of buildings but the reactor core remained intact. four workers died and still major concerns about the reactor leaking radiation. however, a japanese government spokesperson says the pressure in the reactor is decreasing. evacuations have been ordered for 12 miles around the plant. official death toll from the quake is 574 but local media has the numbers over 1300. at least 1100 are injured. rod nelson begins our coverage. >> as rescuers searched frantically for survivors and fires burned out of control, an explosion rocked the nuclear power plant facing a possible meltdown. footage on japanese tv showed the crumbled remains of one building and smoke spewing out of the plant. >> this is not good news. if the containment structure collapsed would mean a complete exposure of core. loss of the coolant and a meltdown
CBS
Mar 17, 2011 5:00am PDT
japanese ring of safety, which is only about 19 miles. charlie d'agata joins us from japan with the latest on efforts to prevent a nuclear disaster. >> reporter: we are on the way to the quake zone. the japanese military has taken over the highways for humanitarian assistance. we have had to cut through the mountains, where as you can see, it's snowing. we are trying to get as close as we can while obviously avoiding the stricken nuclear plant. military helicopters launched an all-out water assault on japan's crippled nuclear power plant in a desperate attempt to buy more time. crews are racing to finish a new power line that could restore crucial water pumps. the best option many experts say to cool dangerously hot reactors and prevent a nuclear meltdown. >> we believe that radiation levels are extremely high, which could possibly impact the ability to take corrective measures. >> reporter: the biggest worry is reactor 4. wednesday, u.s. officials warn the unit no longer has water in its spent fuel pools, meaning the fuel rods are completely exposed, with nothing to preven
FOX
Mar 13, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. >>> death and devastation in japan after that monster earthquake and tsunami. as many as 10,000 people are now feared dead. >>> the clean-up at the tsunami- damaged santa cruz harbor is expected to last for days and we'll show you what salvage crews are facing tonight. >>> off-track, big problem for b.a.r.t. riders and the situation fixed in time for the morning commute. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is kutv channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> b.a.r.t. is using buss for shuttle passengers between the pleasant hill and pittsburg-bay point station. kutv's john sasaki has been talking to bart officials will the problem and the solution. john. >> reporter: heather, we're standing outside the concord b.a.r.t. station and look up there and you can see what is still a twisted mess. almost nine hours after this train derailed. although we just learned that crane is too small for this job, so i so a bigger one must be brought in. three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. a san francisco-bound b.a.r.t. train derailed at 9:20 this morning giving
CBS
Mar 14, 2011 4:30am PDT
commute? >> the death toll skyrockets from the quake in japan as the second nuclear plants explodes. how the u.s. is responding to the radiation risk. >>> good morning. it is monday, march 14. i'm elizabeth wenger. sydnie has the morning off. >> i'm frank mallicoat. time 4:30. did you have a good weekend? >> i did. are you still adjusting to the time change? i feel a little off, more than usual. >> it's actually 3:30 so that's a little early. >> and it's monday. >> julie watts made it in today and i guess the forecast is a little damp today. did you guys notice did you try and set your iphone for 2 a.m.? you can't do it. >> you mentioned this last year. >> it happens every year and drives me crazy. >> mine went backwards. >> mine still didn't go off. i'm still waking up, folks. we have some showers out there. newark towards fremont and west of pleasanton this morning. light scattered showers lingering throughout the early- morning hours as we head on into later today we'll dry out. but wetter and cooler conditions are on the way. we'll talk more about that coming up. but first, check yo
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